This is the first of our five-part series covering the issues facing the construction industry in five different jurisdictions across the world in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This series discusses force majeure, suspension, termination and relevant practical advice in the following jurisdictions: England & Wales, Germany, the Middle East and Asia (with a particular focus on Singapore and Thailand).
London Construction Partner Barry Hembling discusses the impact of the coronavirus on construction projects.
In this article we discuss how employers procuring construction works can effectively manage the resolution of any defects that arise on their projects.
The new airport opens in 2026 and will be the largest international gateway in Australia by 2060. It is expected to support almost 28,000 jobs within five years of opening.
A recent case about the construction of a new hotel using modular methods has provided important guidance on how payment arrangements in construction contracts operate in practice.
New guidance has been provided by the Court of Appeal about when a construction project completes.
Greater clarity and guidance to the construction industry has been provided regarding when a paying party which is the subject of a so called “smash and grab” adjudication may then launch a separate “true value” adjudication.